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Women and the Law of Property in Early America (Studies in Legal History) Paperback – February 8, 1989

ISBN-13: 978-0807842447 ISBN-10: 0807842443 Edition: 2nd

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Product Details

  • Series: Studies in Legal History
  • Paperback: 285 pages
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press; 2nd edition (February 8, 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0807842443
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807842447
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #501,409 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Clear and systematic . . . all students of women's history, legal history, and early American history should read it."Southern Historian"

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An excellent book that portrays in great detail the variations, both large and subtle, that existed in the relationship of women to the law of property in seven colonies. . . . A richly textured portrait not merely of the specific subjects under consideration but indeed of the process through which tradition and innovation interacted in the formation of American legal rules in the colonial period. . . . Genuinely definitive in that it is clearly the starting point for all subsequent investigations of this subject.--The William and Mary Quarterly|Provides a clear and systematic empirical survey of the evolution of women's property rights; all students of women's history, legal history, and early American history should read it.--Southern Historian

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Stephanie Martineau on November 11, 2008
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I read this book to learn what records might exist for a divorce and dower in connection with genealogy research. It is extremely thorough and detailed for the several states Salmon researched. It was very enlightening about the legal status of women, especially how their situations varied state to state. Some readers may find the book a rough go--the law can be a very dry subject. As an attorney myself, I appreciated the hair splitting differences she presented. I found even the notes and extensive bibliography useful for locating other materials to read.
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This book is an indispensable guide to the complicated legal terrain of early America as it pertains to women. Salmon surveys a range of states and details their particular legal cultures, which were varying combinations of English common law, equity law, and local innovation. She explores the history and logic of each system and its strengths and limitations in offering women control over property. An extremely valuable book as a reference source, it is also a fascinating look at how several colonies and states struggled to use the law to protect and subordinate women.
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It is a very informative and well-written book, but I purchased it for a university class I am taking. I would not recommend it for reading for entertainment, but if you need to understand more about that subject, it is very good.
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